Old Hickory in Hazelhurst is good. Go to Bank's, Bowie or Hal's in Brookhaven. For good BBQ get off I 55 at Exit 72 in Crystal Springs, MS and go E on Highway 27. Go E for about a mile to the Intersection of Highway 27 and Highway 51 to Louise's for outstanding BBQ. Google has Louise's home address so a GPS may take you to the wrong place. Just go straight from I 55 on Highway 27 to the IS of 51 and 27. It's in a brown frame building with a high yellow sign. Here's a link to their menu. They are open to about 9 PM.
Old Hickory BBQ @ 13109 Hwy. U. S. 51, Hazelhurst, MS. 601 - 894 - 8011.
Bank's BBQ & Sandwich Shop @ 433 Brookhaven St., Brookhaven, MS 601 - 833 - 7333.
Bowie BBQ @ 333 Magee Dr., Brookhaven, MS 601 - 833 - 3711.
Hal's BBQ @ 1203 Hampton Dr., Brookhaven, MS 601 - 823 - 2200.
Louise Open Pit BBQ @ 26164 Hwy. 27, Crystal Springs, MS. 601 - 892 - 5003.
For the best southern cooking in the US go to Dinner Bell in McComb, MS. They are open for lunch only Tuesday through Sunday. Get off I 55 at Exit 17 and go E on Delaware Avenue to S Broadway. Take a right and go 2 blocks to 5th Avenue. Take a right and go to Dinner Bell. You will sit around large lazy susan tables filled with southern specials like fresh vegetable casseroles, fried eggplant and fried chicken.
The Dinner Bell @ 229 5th Ave., McComb, MS. 601 - 684 - 4883.